For many households, fall is a time of celebration. Cooler weather brings an end to summer subsistence, but marks a beginning of the winter holiday season. And for qualifying Alaska residents–the arrival of Permanent Fund Dividend checks.
Police officials aren’t yet classifying the human cause of the fire, but a few families have been moved into new permanent residences.
800,000 pounds of ammonium nitrate made it’s way through the Port of Nome over the weekend, en route to a storage location northwest of the Nome airport.
The 25-year-old Nome resident arrived at the University of Washington’s Harborview Medical Center Monday afternoon and was out of surgery around 8 p.m., family members say.
In all, 80 runners for the boys and 57 runners for the girls represented schools from throughout the Bering Strait, Norton Sound, Northwest Arctic Borough, and North Slope.
The old bridge over Nome’s Snake River was removed last week after decades of use, but the new bridge has issues related to lighting and how it intersects with adjoining roads that residents want addressed.
Bryce Warnke-Green was behind the wheel of a truck when the crane tumbled down and crushed the truck’s cab. He’s being taken to Seattle for spinal injuries.
At the end of this successful season, over $4 million paid to fishermen in the Norton Sound region.
Lab results testing for oil on two seals recently harvested near Gambell have come back negative. The Coast Guard says there’s no conclusive report on the potential oil sighting in the water by Wales and Shishmaref.
September is back-to-school month, and with a new school year comes new faces. One of those faces belongs to Paul Clark, the new principal at Nome Elementary School.